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September 07, 2017

7:47 PM

How to Trade Breakouts

A breakout happens when the price breaks a support and resistance level, Fibonacci level, trendline, etc. This is usually accompanied with a rise in volatility, which means the price start to move really fast just after the breakout happened. As a trader, you want to catch these breakouts and enter the market just on the […]

September 07, 2017

6:24 PM

How to Determine the Market Environment

Not every trading strategy is suitable for every market environment. Traders need to know the current state the market is in, to determine which strategy will achieve the best trading results. For example, Fib retracements and trendlines are very useful in trending markets, but in a ranging market you would be better suited with pivot […]

September 07, 2017

6:07 PM

Trading Divergences

Divergences are a great way to determine tops and bottoms of trends, and thus making the right decision on when to enter and exit a position. In this regard, divergences are actually a leading indicator of future price action! Normally, both the price and the technical indicator should move in the same direction. A divergence […]

August 30, 2017

4:39 PM

Why Should You Trade the Forex?

Now, let’s discuss why forex is suitable for you. Whatever your approach to trading is, it is possible to implement it in forex. If you are a day-trader and find it exciting to follow the markets all day round, you can do it. Looking at the charts and following forex-related news from all over the […]

August 21, 2017

8:52 PM

Why Chart Patterns are so Important

Chart patterns are a very effective tool for a trader. They are used to for signaling reversal or continuation of the current trend, and to identify entry and exit points of a position. Chart patterns are formed over time and consist of multiple candlesticks. They have the ability to predict future price-action with a high […]

August 15, 2017

5:28 PM

What are Pivot Points?

Pivot points are significant price levels used by traders to determine potential support and resistance levels. As pivot points use the previous period’s high, low and close price to predict future price movement, they are considered as leading indicators. They are especially popular in the forex market, as pivot points require a very liquid market […]

August 15, 2017

5:03 PM

Leading vs. Lagging Indicators

Now that we have covered some popular technical indicators in the forex markets, let’s explain the concept of indicators a little bit closer. Generally, there are two main types of indicators: leading indicators, and lagging indicators. As their names might suggest, leading indicators (or oscillators) give signals before a change in price happens. They are […]

August 14, 2017

3:06 PM

Advanced Fibonacci Made Simple

How to use Fibonacci for setting profit targets in Day Trading and Swing Trading. What exactly are the best Fibonacci levels (ratios). Which highs and lows to use for drawing Fibonacci retracements. How to use Fibonacci levels to enter and exit trades. Investor Inspiration delivers unbiased investment information by providing a platform for top tier […]

August 10, 2017

6:58 PM

The Three Types of Market Analysis

Trading the forex market involves great discipline and dedication to analyzing the market. To make a sound and reliable decision to sell or buy a currency, traders need to perform several types of analysis and strictly follow the rules of their trading strategy. Whatever your strategy is based on, it probably involves one of the […]

August 10, 2017

6:54 PM

Using Support and Resistance

Support and resistance are the most crucial concepts in technical analysis. Simply said, a support price is a price where the market should have difficulty to fall below (i.e. it will find “support” on that price level), while a resistance price is a price where the market will have difficulty to break above (i.e. the […]

August 10, 2017

6:20 PM

What is a Japanese Candlestick?

Candlesticks are the most popular way to display the price of a financial instrument. Invented by Japanese rice traders in the 17th century, their popularity rose in the West in recent decades. Whereas the “western” bar and line charts focus primarily on the open and close price, candlestick charts truly represent the psychology and supply/demand […]

August 10, 2017

6:12 PM

Trading with Dual and Triple Candlestick Patterns

Now that you know the major single candlestick patterns, let’s expand our knowledge with dual and triple candlestick patterns. Dual Candlestick Patterns Inverted Hammer Pattern The inverted hammer pattern forms at the bottom of a downtrend, and is a reversal pattern consisting of two candlesticks. It looks just like a hammer pattern, but inverted. It […]